The Scott & White Health Plan offers four positions as community-based, pharmacy residents: two at the Dallas site and two at the Temple location. The residency is designed to produce advanced patient care practitioners experienced in the provision of care to diverse ambulatory patient populations in the community environment as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Graduates will be able to function as adjunct faculty for college of pharmacy and be able to incorporate the principles of managed care into his or her practice. The residents practice in year-long longitudinal “rotations”: management of anticoagulation patients under drug therapy protocol, management of patients with chronic diseases, medication therapy management, and retail pharmacy operations. The major training goals for our PGY1 residency follow those required by ASHP. They include:
Manage and improve the medication-use process
Provide evidence-based, patient-centered and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to optimize patient care
Exercise leadership and practice management skills
Demonstrate project management skills
Provide medication and practice-related information, education, and/or training
Utilize medical informatics
Demonstrate skills required to function in an academic setting.
Each resident will participate in collaborative research and teaching experiences.
The largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas, and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health was born from the 2013 combination of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare. Baylor Scott & White Health includes 44 hospitals, more than 500 patient care sites, 6,000 affiliated physicians and 34,000 employees as well as the Scott & White Health Plan. The institution also includes formal affiliation with the College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin and University of North Texas as well as Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Baylor Health Enterprises operates 24 pharmacies within the Baylor Scott & White Health network. Services include immunization services, medication therapy management and disease management, and bedside delivery of discharge prescriptions.
Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy Texas licensure eligibility A strong interest in ambulatory clinical pharmacy practice
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.